27 West 19th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues, north side of street) in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District; Application is to construct a new 15-story building and to request that the Landmarks Preservation Commission issue a report to the ...
WHEREAS, The applicant is proposing to build a new 15-story residential building on a parking lot site recently rezoned from M-6 to C6-4A, permitting such uses; and
WHEREAS, The building is massed in a fashion (tall building next to short building next to tall building) frequently found throughout the Ladies' Mile Historic District; and
WHEREAS, The building materials (limestone base for three stories, glazed grey brick central shaft with matching mortar, light aluminum cornice of windows with articulated dentils) appear compatible with the Historic District; and
WHEREAS, The project generally seems to be sensitively studied and detailed and thoughtfully integrated into its neighborhood; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to construct a new 15-story building and to request that the Landmarks Preservation Commission issue a report to the City Planning Commission relating to an application for a Modification of Bulk pursuant to Section 74-711 of the Zoning Resolution.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 21 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstentions.